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Project Space at ‘Art in the Age of Now’ Exhibition

FULHAM TOWN HALL, Fulham Rd, London

20th May – 21st June 2021

Art Wars was invited to host a project space as part of a bigger exhibition ‘Art in the Age of Now’ held at the Fulham Town Hall – a Grade II listed building steeped in history and closed for nearly a decade.

Artists taking part included: UnSkilled Worker, Ben Eine, Philip Colbert, Bran Symondson, Joe Rush and Orlanda Broom.

Curated by Ben Moore and in partnership with Lamington Group and property developers Ziser London, Art in the Age of Now featured a number of works by over 150 local and national artists that were created during lockdown, as well as talks, live music and performances, welcoming over 25,000 visitors from across the country.


Old Brompton Gallery, Kensington, London

12th – 19th December 2019

Art Wars 9 opened at London’s Old Brompton Gallery, Kensington on Thursday 12th December with a Private View (6 – 9pm) followed up with another celebratory event a week later to coincide with the cinema release of Star Wars 9 on 19th December. The Art Wars 9 exhibition brought new and existing star wars inspired art.

Artists taking part included: Mr Brainwash, Alison Jackson, Hayden Kays, UnSkilled Worker, Nettie Wakefield, Ben Eine, Philip Colbert, Bran Symondson, Joe Rush, Stuart Semple and Schoony.

New works in the exhibition include a ‘dark side’ depiction of the Royal Family by Trust.ICON, a stormtrooper helmet as a cheeseburger by Philip Colbert and a nude black female stormtrooper by Ben Moore.


HIX ART, Tramshed, 32 Rivington Street, London

29th March- 18th May 2018

Art Wars and Hix Art collaborated to present ‘Art Wars East. The  50 day long exhibition consists of new works by emerging and established artists.
Each artist has been provided with a Star Wars Stormtrooper helmet, with the brief of transforming it into a piece of art.   There were also other Star Wars inspired artworks on show.


Artists taking part included: Ben Eine, Joana Vasconcelos, Philip Colbert, Joe Rush, Reeps One, Miranda Donovan, Lauren Baker, Will Teather, Carne Griffiths and Orlanda Broom.


MIAMI:   Red Dot Art Fair 

6 – 10th December 2017

LOS ANGELES: Pacific Design Centre, Melrose Avenue, Los Angeles

14th – 21st December 2017

Art Wars travels to Miami and Los Angeles to unveil 20 brand new works by emerging and established artists.


Artists taking part included:  Goldie, Ben Eine, Retna, Blek Le Rat, Philip Colbert, Daniel Lismore, Joana Vasconcelos, and Chemical X.

Eight of the helmets were unveiled at the Red Dot Art Fair as part of Miami Art Week 6 – 10 December.

The exhibition then moved to Los Angeles to add some of LA’s finest artists to the mix including Risk, Retna, Robert Vargas and Emerson Barrett.

The show coincided with the opening of Star Wars ‘The Last Jedi’. The entire collection went on show at The Pacific Design Centre, Melrose Avenue,  West Hollywood Los Angeles.


Le Dame Gallery, Melia White House, Regent’s Park, London 

8th – 20th December 2016.

To coincide with the launch of the Star Wars film Rogue 1 – eight emerging and established artists, including Sir Anish Kapoor, have each embellished a Star Wars stormtrooper helmet with a unique design.

Artists taking part included: Sir Anish Kapoor C.B.E., D*Face, Dan Baldwin, Carne Griffiths, Agnetha Sjogren, Polina Vasenkova, Schoony and Miranda Donovan.


South Place Hotel, 3 South Place, Moorgate, London EC2M 2AF.

2nd – 28th  February, 2016

This retrospective exhibition was planned in the wake of the hotly-anticipated Star Wars franchise.


Surrender Nightclub,  Las Vegas 
6th -9th January 2016


Art Wars Las Vegas was commissioned by Hewlett Packard for CES – The Biggest Tech Event in the World.


8 Hertford Street, Mayfair, London
18th December 2015 – 17th January 2016
As the hotly-anticipated latest addition in the Star Wars franchise opened in cinemas across the UK, London based art curators Ben Moore and Sara Wade unveiled  ‘Art Wars Mayfair’  at a private town house in the heart of Mayfair.

Artists taking part included: 
Mr.Brainwash, James Mylne, Hayden Kays, Jake and Dinos Chapman, Alison Jackson and Joe Rush.


The Old Truman Brewery, Brick Lane, London
16th – 19th October 2014

Art Wars welcomed a selection of  new artists, including RYCA, Joe Rush, Elmo Hood, Schoony, Nancy Fouts and Craig Davison who worked on stormtrooper helmets which were unveiled at the 2014 Moniker Art Fair. Curated by Ben Moore these artists were specially invited to fulfil the ‘urban vibe’ that is epitomised in the Moniker Art Fair.


MEFCC, Dubai,
18th March – 20th April 2014

Art Wars invited 20 UAE based artists applying their creative flair and individual styles to customise the classic Stormtrooper helmet. Some of the best known artists in the UAE designed creative art pieces that reflected their passions and flair.


Artists Taking Part included:  Mohammed Abedin,HH Sheikha Wafa Bint Al Maktoum, Mohammed Kanoo, William Navaro, Jalal Luqman, Stephan KK Messam, Mattar Bin Lahej, Liz Ramos Prado and El Seed


Saatchi Gallery, Duke of York’s HQ, King’s Rd, London 

10th – 13th October 2013

Art Wars was unveiled at the Saatchi Gallery during Frieze week in October 2013 featuring 20 artists including Damien Hirst, Jake and Dinos Chapman, David Bailey, Alison Jackson, Joana Vasocncelos, D*Face, Antony Micallef, Yinka Shonibare and Mr Brainwash.

Proceeds from the exhibition went to the Missing Tom Fund, set up by Moore to support the ongoing search for his brother Thomas Moore  who has been missing since 2003.  The sell out exhibition was a massive success attracting media attention worldwide and pushing forward the cause and spreading awareness of Missing Tom.

Artists Taking Part: 
Andrew Ainsworth, David Bailey, Mr.Brainwash,
Jason Brooks, Jake and Dinos Chapman,  Mat Collishaw,
D*Face,Matt Farina, Paul Fryer, Damien Hirst ,

Inkie, Alison Jackson, Hayden Kays, Antony Micallef,
Ben Moore,  Yinka Shonibare MBE , Bran Symondson,
Joana Vasconcelos

Curated by Ben Moore.
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